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TkDesk Downloads

The following files are available for download (note that sites other than this one may not yet have moved the files to their download areas):

File Name Sites Description
This is the most current source release.
This release is deprecated.
TkDesk's runtime library, needed by all binary packages.
(89 kB)
Dynamic binaries in Linux ELF format (i386). You'll need Tcl/Tk 8.0 and itcl 3.0.1installed for these.
(549 kB)
Binaries in Linux ELF format (i386) linked against the static libraries of Tcl/Tk 8.0 and itcl 3.0. You don't need to have Tcl/Tk or itcl installed for these.
(320 kB)
SourceForge Additional icons in XPM format, mainly from the Icon Store. Extract into .../lib/TkDesk, or any other directory.
(206 kB)
SourceForge Some additional sound files (voc and wav). Extract into .../lib/TkDesk, or any other directory.

Other download sites:

  • There are some RPM packages available on RedHat's FTP server in the contrib section (note that these may not be the latest version of TkDesk)
  • For even more RPMs, check out rpmfind.net.
  • You may also want to check the list of Ibiblio mirrors, if the above links don't work for you.
Please also check the patches page to see if there are any fixes for the latest release.

TkDesk Installation

Binary Packages

  1. If you're planning to use a package containing dynamically linked binaries make sure you got Tcl/Tk installed on your system (preferred versions are 8.0 or better, but 7.5/4.1 and 7.6/4.2 will do as well).
  2. Download both the "common" package and one of the binary packages.
  3. Go into the directory that you want to be the base directory for TkDesk, e.g. "/usr/local".
  4. Extract both tar files using a command like: "gzip -cd file | tar xvf -"
  5. If you didn't use "/usr/local" as the base directory, set the TKDESK_LIBRARY environment variable to point to the complete path of the TkDesk directory created by extracting the "common" tar file. You may also have to edit the file bin/tkdesk and replace "/usr/local" in lines 3 and 6 with the path of your base directory.
  6. Now you should be all set. Make sure base-dir/bin is in your PATH and run "tkdesk".
Source Package

See the file INSTALL (included with the source) for detailed requirements and instructions on how to install TkDesk.

Maintainer: J. Chris Coppick

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Copyright 2001 J. Chris Coppick - Please do not reproduce without permission.